Rare Book Monthly
19 New Catalogues Up for Review
This month, we review 19 new bookseller catalogues. Literature is the focus of the William Reese Company, while James Pepper Rare Books features literature and film, James Cummins Bookseller literature and Americana. David Lesser Antiquarian Books offers strictly Americana.
The 19th Century Shop has a collection of important books and manuscripts. The Raab Collection presents historic, signed documents. Peter Masi Books offers a "mixed bag" of uncommon items; Marc Selvaggio Bookseller has uncommon and often unusual works "on paper." Twelfth Street Booksellers offers items from the collection of the unusual, eccentric book collector Michael Hurley.
From England, Samuel Gedge, Ltd., has antiquarian books and ephemera, Bernard Shapero Rare Books rare books and photographs, Rudi Thoemmes Rare Books looks at the history of ideas, while Leo Cadogan Rare Books offers a summer catalogue of antiquarian works.
Helen Kahn and Associates are focused on books printed before 1700. The George S. MacManus Company is targeted on America's Civil War. Burkhard Sulzen offers fine and rare posters from the Continent. The Ten Pound Island Book Company offers maritime works from the Laurence Urdang Collection. Plaza Books has items relating to Mexico and the American Southwest, Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books on the Dutch East Indies and other areas the Dutch explored.
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